Rotary Youth Exchange temporarily on hold

It’s with a very heavy heart that we confirm that the Rotary Youth Exchange Program is on hold globally until at least July 2022.

At this stage we are hoping to start receiving inbound students into Australia in July 2022, and send our outbound students back out into the world in January 2023. For our outbound students, this means we’ll start the application process for student selection in early 2022. This is of course all subject to change based on what’s happening globally at that time with Covid-19.

Rotary Youth Exchange is a program very close to our hearts. As a committee made up of many former exchange students, host parents, and parents of exchange students, we know better than anyone the impact that the Rotary YEP has on the young people, Rotary clubs and communities that participate. We’ll do everything in our power to keep the YEP spirit alive in the interim, and to get it up and running again as soon as we can.

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